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500 Indian Visitors to Attend the 52nd Paris Air Show for Furthering Indo-French Aerospace and Defence Co-operation

May 24, 2017   14:35 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

As Aerospace and Defence co-operation in India gathers momentum, close to 500 visitors from India will be visiting the 52nd Paris Air Show to discover the latest in French and International aerospace innovations and identify further avenues for collaboration. The Paris Air Show will be taking place from 19 to 25 June, 2017 at Le Bourget Exhibition centre and will present many opportunities for Indian companies to gain further knowledge and develop future collaborations with French and international companies in the Aerospace sector.


With 2,300 international exhibitors, 150,000 trade visitors, 30 national pavilions and almost 300 official delegations, the Paris Air Show is still the biggest show of its kind and a must-attend event for all professionals working in the aeronautics and space sector. This year, the Paris Air Lab exhibition area will showcase over 2,000 sqm of innovations from the major players in the aerospace industry, as well as those of the start-ups in the sector. Paris Air Lab will also offer the opportunity to explore new ideas and immersive experiences using virtual reality and augmented reality as well.


Paris Air Show offers an opportunity to players from the sector to meet and network with the leading players and decision makers from the French and international aerospace & aviation industry and to forge business opportunities. The presence of policy makers, senior government officials, domain experts and leaders from global aviation industry shall offer the participating Indian delegates tremendous on-the-spot business opportunities to further co-operation between the two countries.


According to Emeric d’Arcimoles, Paris Air show’s Chairman and CEO, Paris Air Show is a major player in the aerospace industry and shows its richness and diversity. More than just a showcase, the Show is an extraordinary exchange tool, in which every actor of this industry finds the contacts and ideas that will help them to grow."


About the International Paris Air Show

2015 Show key figures:

  • 2,303 international exhibitors

  • 150,000 trade visitors

  • 200,000 trade visitors

  • 130,000 m² exhibition space sold (halls, chalets, outdoor area)

  • 150 aircraft presented and in flying display

  • 296 official delegations from 100 countries

  • 4,300 journalists from across the world

  • 130 billions USD of confirmed orders


Practical information

  • Trade only days: from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 June 2017.

  • Student” day: Friday 23 June 2017 (pre-register for free entry)

  • Open to the general public: Friday 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017

  • Hours: 8.30 am – 6.00 pm

  • General public tickets: available from December 2016


About the International Paris Air Show
Established in 1909, the International Paris Air Show is still the most important show in the world for the aeronautic and space industry. At the last show in 2015, over 2,300 companies exhibited and almost 300 top level official delegations and some 150,000 trade visitors came from the world over. In France, the show is a real driver for this sector and a major catalyst for much international collaboration. As such it is the place where the sector’s decision makers choose to meet and gather as they come here to exhibit, sell and buy all the latest innovations. Since the Show is so massively popular with the worldwide aerospace community and the general public, it offers unrivalled opportunities for conducting business, and for being seen and known. An absolute key event for the whole profession, the International Paris Air Show is organised by SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association.


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